Investigations

Although $2 million were found in 17 Black’s account in Dubai, Reuters journalist Stephen Gray said that up to €8 million actually passed through it. 17 Black’s owner, Yorgen Fenech, met the journalist’s direct question on ownership with silence. While being interviewed by RTK’s Follow Up, Gray explained that during the investigation, emails were identified […]

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Two years after the Panama Papers brought to fore alleged hidden offshore accounts of the world’s wealthy, the income-tax department has issued notices to many in India for not disclosing all their foreign assets as well as interest and income earned through such assets. Notices were issued following an investigation by the taxmen and the […]

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A heated Parliamentary debate yesterday saw Opposition MPs call for action against Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi and OPM Chief of Staff Keith Schembri, over the 17 Black revelations. Opposition Leader Adrian Delia filed a motion for the latest revelations to be urgently debated in Parliament, given that they are of national importance to the public. […]

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National Assembly PHOTO: APP ISLAMABAD: The Panama Papers issue continued to echo in the Parliament on Friday as the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government revealed that notices had been sent to 294 Pakistanis named in the leaks. A total of 444 Pakistani nationals were named in the Panama Papers leak. SC forms Panamagate-style JIT to probe fake accounts […]

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ISLAMABAD: Star prosecution witness Wajid Zia, who headed the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) in the Panama Papers case, completed his testimony on Monday as did the lead defence counsel his cross-examination in 11 consecutive proceedings. By concluding Mr Zia’s testimony, the accountability court has come closer to winding up the prosecution evidence in the Flagship […]

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AFP PHOTO FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s “suspicious friendship” with Swiss prosecutor Rinaldo Arnold was brought to light in Football Leaks revelations published on Friday by a consortium of European media, including the French investigative website Mediapart. According to European Investigative Collaborations (EIC), “invitations” were given to the chief prosecutor of the Haut-Valais region of Switzerland […]

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PARIS (AFP) –  FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s “suspicious friendship” with Swiss prosecutor Rinaldo Arnold was brought to light in Football Leaks revelations published on Friday by a consortium of European media, including the French investigative website Mediapart. According to European Investigative Collaborations (EIC), “invitations” were given to the chief prosecutor of the Haut-Valais region of Switzerland […]

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By Jack Guy, CNN (CNN) — Recent killings of well-known journalists have shone a light on increasing concerns over press freedom around the world. The question of impunity for crimes against journalists became more prominent following the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Instanbul. The Turkish […]

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The Guardian today announces new additions to its US opinion section with four new columnists. Guardian US editor John Mulholland reinforced The Guardian’s commitment to cultivating a dynamic and thought-provoking set of voices to contribute to its US opinion section. New Guardian US columnists include: Moira Donegan will pen a column on feminism, politics, society […]

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By Jane Lanhee Lee SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Neo4j Inc, a graph database firm whose technology was used in investigating the “Panama Papers,” said on Thursday it closed an $80 million Series E funding round led by One Peak Partners and Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital. Graph databases can be used to answer queries with diagrams […]

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